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A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?

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  1. Cross multiply this proportion and solve for x.

    x/25 = 6/9

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  2. 37.5 feet

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  3. I think that the answer is 37.5 but, only because of what I am thinking in my head not, because of something that one of you said...

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